The UC Center for Public Engagement with Science (PEWS) is seeking a current UC graduate student to serve as the NSF FuSe Graduate Student Fellow, working at the intersection of public engagement, semiconductors, and industry partnership. The National Science Foundation Future of Semiconductors (FuSe) program recently announced $45 million in funding to support 24 semiconductor research and education projects, including one at the University of Cincinnati. The projects are supported through a public-private partnership spanning NSF and four companies: Ericsson, IBM, Intel and Samsung.
The NSF FuSe Graduate Fellow will work with PEWS Associate Director, Dr. Melissa Jacquart as she oversees the technology communications and workforce development aspects to this grant. Responsibilities will include assisting Dr. Jacquart with the grant’s workforce development training, micro-credential development, FuSe research team workshops, and public outreach related to semiconductors and other PEWS efforts. An ideal candidate will have interest in or experience with some of the following: industry micro-credentials; educational development; science communication as it relates to industry partners; semiconductors; and/or enrollment in HUM/NSCI/SSOC 7000: Sharing Science Experience as well as HUM/NSCI/SSOC 7030: Public Engagement with Science.
How to Apply
- your name;
- college and department, program of study, year in that program;
- a brief (one or two paragraph) statement of your interest in and qualifications for the position;
- a brief (one paragraph) statement of any experience you have with public engagement with science and any previous involvement with PEWS.
Please apply by Wednesday, October 25. Applications will be reviewed for depth of interest in and experience with public engagement with science, as well as qualifications and relevant experience for internship opportunity.
Time Commitment and Compensation: Time commitment is flexible between 4 and 20 hours/week depending on selected candidate’s availability, with compensation ranging accordingly. Start date is also flexible between early November and the start of spring semester. Fellowship will last through spring semester with the possibility for continuing employment in Summer 2024.